The Dynamics Web API is the new “preferred” method for interacting with Dynamics entities from web-based applications. If you are writing plugins and coded workflow activities, you would still use the pre-existing Dynamics SDK.
Getting familiar with the Web API is a bit of a leap of knowledge as you will dabble in Azure Authentication, JSON and Async implementations (if you’re not familiar with it).
Even though the API has been around since 2016, it’s disheartening to see there not being a singular location for Dynamics developers to bridge their current knowledge of the Dynamics SDK to the Web API.
Lots of trial and error still exists and this isn’t helped by the naming of the API either.
Also note, if you are hoping to get away with the now “vintage” Dynamics SDK, in